The Sheriff’s Museum Old Town consists of 6800 square feet of exhibit space, covering the entire history of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department from its inception in 1850 through today. The Museum contains cars, motorcycles, jail cells from various eras, and replica Sheriff’s offices from the 1850’s, 1940’s and present. Children will love the Museum. They can sit on a real-life motorcycle and use the siren, pick up a bulletproof vest, play with handcuffs, and sit in a Sheriff’s Car! Adults will appreciate the rich history of the department reflected throughout the Museum. Ask the docent to take a picture of your entire family, locked in a jail cell!
Please before to visit our Honor Room. Here we honor the brave Sheriff’s Departments hero’s who gave their lives in the line of duty protecting the citizens of San Diego!
Enjoy the rest of your afternoon in Old Town visiting Bazaar Del Mondo, a wonderful shopping experience with hand-selected and handcrafted merchandise.